The fourth-ever World Baseball Classic starts March 6 and will bring together the world’s best baseball players from 16 nations. It takes place from March 6-22 in four host countries.
The United States has never won a World Baseball Classic championship. Its best finish was fourth place out of 16 nations in 2009. This year, Team USA has brought a lot of firepower and stands is the favorite to win the event.
The Dominican Republic won the last World Baseball Classic in 2013.
Here is the full 2017 U.S.A. roster for the World Baseball Classic:
United States Roster
Danny Duffy *
Tanner Roark *
* — The players are eligible to be swapped out of the lineup after a round for a pitcher in the designated pitcher group.
Note: These pitchers are eligible to play in one or more rounds, but must be moved to the main roster for another member of the designated pitchers group.
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